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Tag: whales

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Northward Migration: Seeking whales and whale stories on B.C.’s north coast

Caitlin Birdsall is a biologist and educator specifically interested in citizen science. She has worked with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Cetacean Research Program since 2008 and recently relocated to Prince Rupert to head up the... Read More
Caitlin Birdsall is a biologist and educator specifically interested in citizen science. She has worked with the Vancouver Aquarium’s...
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For the love of whales: avoiding conflict in the Arctic

To many, the Arctic is a new frontier of economic opportunity. But while these opportunities may bring critical new job and resources to the local peoples, they also bring new risks to the... Read More
To many, the Arctic is a new frontier of economic opportunity. But while these opportunities may bring critical...
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Recent Humpback Whale Entanglement in the Bay of Fundy

Foggy is a humpback whale that frequents the waters of the Bay of Fundy. On Sunday, Foggy was found by the Marine Animal Response Society badly entangled in fishing gear. This form... Read More
Foggy is a humpback whale that frequents the waters of the Bay of Fundy. On Sunday, Foggy was...
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Students on Ice: Arctic Dream Journey

WWF's Jessie Sitnick is on Students on Ice's 2013 Arctic Expedition. Follow her stories from the voyage. Read More
WWF's Jessie Sitnick is on Students on Ice's 2013 Arctic Expedition. Follow her stories from the voyage.
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Whaling on Trial

Tune in to watch the drama unfold, as the International Court of Justice hears Australia’s claim that Japan is illegally engaged in commercial whaling in the Southern Ocean. Read More
Tune in to watch the drama unfold, as the International Court of Justice hears Australia’s claim that Japan is...
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Belugas, whales that sing and exfoliate

One of the most recognizable whales, belugas are recognized the world over. But how much do you really know about these charismatic creatures? Spruce up your knowledge with these fun facts. Read More
One of the most recognizable whales, belugas are recognized the world over. But how much do you really...
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The Humpback’s song

As World Oceans Day approaches, my thoughts increasingly stray in the direction of the sea, and the endless opportunities for exploration and inspiration it affords. Read More
As World Oceans Day approaches, my thoughts increasingly stray in the direction of the sea, and the endless opportunities...
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How can we help the whales?

We had quite a few questions from supporters this week about the heart-wrenching saga of the trapped Killer Whales (a.ka. "Orcas") in Hudson Bay, which was difficult to watch. What can and should... Read More
We had quite a few questions from supporters this week about the heart-wrenching saga of the trapped Killer Whales...
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